Updated: June 28, 2014 6:14AM
Lincoln-Way West 3, Plainfield North 1: Ryan Hastings (2-for-2) stroked a pair of RBI singles to boost visiting Lincoln-Way West (29-5). Winning pitcher Dylan Eller lasted four innings, allowing one run on three hits. Ben Francis recorded three hitless frames for the save.
St. Laurence 13, Marian Catholic 6: Brad Wood (6 strikeouts) gave up one earned run over five innings and also scored twice to pace visiting St. Laurence (30-5). Sean Burnette (solo HR) and Roger Wilson each went 2-for-4 with two RBI for the Vikings. Chris Austin (3-for-3, RBI) had three runs to lead Marian Catholic (15-20).
Mount Carmel 14, Lane Tech 4: Ako Thomas (2-for-3, 3 runs) hit a two-run double and finished with three RBI for host Mount Carmel (28-7). A.J. Lewis (2-for-4, 2 RBI) tacked on a solo homer for the Caravan, which also received two runs and two RBI from Nick Wheeler (2-for-2).
Class 4A Homewood-Flossmoor Regional
Lincoln-Way East 15, Thornton 2: Mitch Matuszewski (3-for-3, 3 runs, 4 RBI) belted a pair of two-run homers to power host Lincoln-Way East (18-16). Aaron Donald tacked on a three-run double for the Griffins in the five-inning quarterfinal.
Stagg 13, Eisenhower 0: Brett Stratinsky (3-for-3, 2 runs) hit a grand slam as host Stagg (15-18) scored all of its runs in the second inning. Jake Wimmer (2-for-3, run) also had four RBI for the Chargers, connecting twice for two-run singles. Austin Greer and Nick Gerzon combined to allow two hits for the winners. Justin Longoria hit a double for Eisenhower (6-20).
Class 4A Lockport Regional
Andrew 6, Thornwood 5: Austin Peterson’s one-out single in the bottom of the seventh scored Tom Bushnell with the winning run for Andrew (14-18). Ramon Padilla (2-for-4) had a team-high three RBI for the Thunderbolts and Jeff Szubert (2-for-2, run) knocked in two runs. De’shawn Moore had a two-run double for Thornwood.
Class 4A Mount Carmel Regional
Argo 8, Proviso West 7: Dustin Krob (1-for-4) scored twice and Nick Hermosillo (2-for-4) clubbed a solo homer to spark host Argo (9-17).
Class 3A Bremen Regional
Hillcrest 10, Thornridge 0: Karly Kos struck out 12 in going the distance for host Hillcrest in the five-inning quarterfinal.
Class 4A Lincoln-Way North Regional
Bloom 18, Thornwood 4: Makaela Ruske (9-6) pitched four innings the victory and also went 4-for-4 with four runs to lift host Bloom (14-11) in the five-inning contest.
Class 4A Minooka Regional
Crete-Monee 13, Thornton 3: Amanda Buzan (2-for-3) had three RBI to vault host Crete-Monee (19-7) in the six-inning game.
Brother Rice Regional
Illiana Christian 25-25, T.F. United 16-20: Trevor Dekker had 14 assists and Glenn Haag served six aces for Illiana Christian (13-14) in quarterfinal play.
Lincoln-Way East Regional
Shepard 25-25, Homewood-Flossmoor 14-14: Hussein Al-Rashdan dished out 19 assists and Edgar Madrigal had nine kills to carry Shepard (11-20).
Stagg 25-25, Ag. Science 13-19: Trevor Crain and Chris Kladis garnered nine kills apiece to elevate Stagg (14-18). Nick Stanek added 23 assists for the Chargers and Sean Runyon had eight digs.
Compiled by Josh Krockey